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Feb 07, 2019
Russian race walker Anisya Kirdyapkina loses 2011, 2013 World Championships silvers for doping; banned for three yearsKirdyapkina was the only athlete from Russia's nine-person Olympic walk team in 2012 never to have served a ban despite multiple investigations into organised doping involving her coach, her teammates and her gold medal-winning husband, Sergei.
Dec 28, 2018
Russian Anti-Doping Agency chief Yury Ganus asks President Vladimir Putin to give WADA access to Moscow laboratoryIn September, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) lifted a ban on RUSADA, paving the way for Russian athletes to return to competition across all sports.
Dec 23, 2018
Russian doping scandal whistleblower's attorney says WADA will lose integrity if RUSADA is not bannedWADA gave the Russians a conditional release from the ban in September but one of the requirements was full access to data at the Moscow lab but that did not happen.
Dec 22, 2018
Russian anti-doping agency on verge of suspension after WADA inspection team denied access to Moscow lab dataThe five-member WADA team left the Moscow lab frustrated and without having retrieved any of the data in Laboratory Information Management System it had been promised access to.
Nov 23, 2018
Russian court challenges IOC, CAS by ruling that tainted bobsledder Alexander Zubkov be considered Olympic championThe Moscow City Court ruled on Wednesday that bobsledder Alexander Zubkov, who carried the Russian flag at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Games, should still be considered an Olympic champion despite having been stripped of his medals because of doping
Sep 20, 2018
WADA controversially reinstates Russia, brings three-year suspension due to state-sponsored doping to an endWADA's move came despite a wave of fierce criticism from anti-doping figures — some within WADA itself — and from athletes around the world opposed to Russia being reinstated without taking full responsibility for what has been labeled systematic doping.
Sep 19, 2018
Whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov warns WADA of 'catastrophe for clean sport' if Russia ban is eased offWADA revealed last week that its compliance committee had recommended lifting its three-year suspension after receiving assurances from Russia's Ministry of Sport.
Mar 19, 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018: Russian national football team's doctor says country's leagues are 'cleanest in world'Doping allegations have dogged Russia as it prepares to host the World Cup for the first time in mid-June.
Feb 18, 2018
Winter Olympics 2018: Russian athlete reportedly involved in possible doping violationA Russian medallist Alexander Krushelnitsky at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics is suspected of having tested positive for a banned substance, a source at the Games said on Sunday
Jul 24, 2017
Confederations Cup 2017: FIFA says all samples collected during event have come back negativeFIFA said a total of 379 tests and 854 player samples were collected in what it called the largest anti-doping programme in Confed Cup history.